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Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) has updated the processing times for the Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) applications under various streams. Based on statistics from different processing centres, the current average LMIA processing times are:

Global Talent Stream – 13 business days
Agricultural stream – 21 business days
Seasonal Agricultural Worker Program – 14 business days
Permanent residence stream – 21 business days
In-home caregivers – 15 business days
High-wage stream – 32 business days
Low-wage stream – 33 business days